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Exercise 4

Converting Numbers To Words And Words To Numbers.
(This will help you to write cheques, stories and legal papers)

At the end of this exercise you will:
• Be able to convert numbers to the written word
• Be able to convert the written word to numbers
• Be able to write a cheque

Answers on pages 6 and 7 of this exercise.

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2 . so it is important to be able to read and understand them. that is old and it states a billion. on bank cheques and in legal documents. now it is the same as America and France. 000. in the newspapers. 000. which is a thousand million (1. 000 Million 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Ten Eleven Twelve Thirteen Fourteen Fifteen Sixteen Seventeen Eighteen Nineteen 1. 000. In our everyday lifes we come across written numbers. we will deal with converting numbers into written words. put a hyphen between the twenty and five like this twenty-five. 000. 000. a million million (1. The first thing that you need to know is how to spell the various numbers so use the chart below: 0 Nought or Zero 1 One 2 Two 3 Three 4 Four 5 Five 6 Six 7 Seven 8 Eight 9 Nine 1. 000) So if you are reading a British book. Tips: Cut out the above table and glue it on to a blank postcard and keep as a handy reference.Converting Numbers To Words And Words To Numbers. In the previous exercises 1. When writing numbers such as twenty five. newspaper or article. in this exercise. 000 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 1000 Billion Twenty Thirty Forty Fifty Sixty Seventy Eighty Ninety Hundred Thousand A billion used to be within the British Isles. it means the old billion which is a million million. 000. Don’t forget for 15 and 50 the V in the word changes to an F. 000. 2 and 3 we have dealt with just the numbers. 000). 000.

105 j. 3.555 q. 17 c. Tip: Write it. 134 d. 987 o. 784 l.000 Three Seventeen One hundred and thirty-four 3 . 910 n. 7 f. 6.066 r. 9. 25 g. The first three questions are done for you.Numbers to Words Exercise 1: Write each number in words. a. 1. 818 m. 78 h. 91 i. 286 k. 3 b. as you would say it. 2 e.007 p.

Words to Numbers Exercise 2: Change the words to numbers. seven hundred and fifteen r. Seventy-three i. Thirteen f. Sixty-five h. five hundred and fifty 6 14 211 4 . Fourteen c. Five thousand. Eight hundred and seventy-seven o. Four thousand. Seven hundred and sixty-six n. seven hundred and one q. Two hundred and twenty-one l. Five hundred and thirty-eight m. Nine hundred and ninety-five p. One hundred and three k. One thousand. Thirty-three g. Six b. Nine e. Two hundred and eleven d. The first three questions are done for you. a. Ninety-nine j.

50_ Sean O’Money Date___________ euro euro € __100 ..Cheques Fill in the amounts in words on the cheques on the line where it says “The sum of”. also put in to-days date on the line where it says Date. You will pay the cheque to a family member and sign your name on the line below the amount in numbers. 78_ Sean O’Money Date___________ euro euro € __1425 _ Sean O’Money 5 . The first cheque is done for you. Pay Mary O’Money The sum of Fourty-seven euro and fifty cents __________________________________ “000 467 93 37589 457884554 065 Pay________________________________________ euro The sum of__________________________________ __________________________________ “000 468 93 37589 457884554 065 Pay________________________________________ euro The sum of__________________________________ __________________________________ “000 469 93 37589 457884554 065 Date 12-Nov-05 euro euro euro € __47 .

3 17 134 2 7 25 78 91 105 286 784 818 910 987 1. 18. 12. 2. 15. 17. 14. 14.555 6. Six Fourteen Two hundred and eleven Nine Thirteen Thirty-three Sixty-five Seventy-three Ninety-nine One hundred and three Two hundred and twenty-one Five hundred and thirty-eight Seven hundred and sixty-six Eight hundred and seventy-seven Nine hundred and ninety-five One thousand. 3. 13. 17. 9. 10.007 3.Answers to Numbers to Words Exercise 1 1. 18. 6. 16. 701 4. 12. 3. 5. 7. 550 6 . 6. 7. 13. 4. 2. seven hundred and one Four thousand. 8. seven hundred and fifteen Five thousand. 8. 11. 5. 9.000 Three Seventeen One hundred and thirty-four Two Seven Twenty-five Seventy-eight Ninety-one One hundred and five Two hundred and eighty-six Seven hundred and eighty-four Eight hundred and eighteen Nine hundred and ten Nine hundred and eighty-seven One thousand and seven Three thousand five hundred and fifty-five Six thousand and sixty-six Nine thousand Answers to Words to Numbers Exercise 2 1. 11.066 9. five hundred and fifty 6 14 211 9 13 33 65 73 99 103 221 538 766 877 995 1. 10. 4. 16. 715 5. 15.

four hundred and twenty-five Euro and ninety-nine cents “000 469 93 37589 457884554 065 Date 14-07-2004 euro euro € __100 . Other euro The sum of One thousand.Answers to Cheques Pay A. N. 99 Sean O’Money 7 . N. Other euro The sum of One hundred euro and seventy-eight cents _________________________________ “000 468 93 37589 457884554 065 Pay A. 78_ Sean O’Money Date 14-07-2004 euro euro € __1425 .